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33 Reasons You Need To Take Photography, Seriously

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Photography is one of the best ways to express yourself and your thoughts, feelings, and ideas. Whether you are photographing something beautiful or shooting pictures for fun of whatever captures your interest–as long as it inspires you in some way–photography will give a creative outlet that can help make sense out of confusing emotions from …

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Miniature Paint Sealers: Tips, Tricks, Guide

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There are many different types of sealers that you can use to finish your miniatures and models. Miniature sealers come in both lacquer-based varnishes as well as water-based sealers, which have a lot of advantages over their solvent-based counterparts. There are also different finishes for the miniature sealer–matte, satin, or gloss. In this article I …

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Choosing the Best Hobby Desk Lamp (My Top 5 Reviewed)

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Are you looking for a great hobby desk lamp? Finding the best hobby light for crafting, working with scale models, or any hobbies that require a pleasantly, soft illumination depends on a few notable features. This includes a natural daylight LED source housed in an ergonomic and easily accessed swing-arm or other flexible armature. Clamps …

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A Reference Guide for Acrylic Miniature Painting (Basecoats, Layers, and Glazes)

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Acrylic paints are a popular choice in miniature painting because they are environmentally friendly, nontoxic and easier to use than other types of paint. When dry, hobby acrylics remain flexible so it won’t crack when handled or painted over. Model hobby acrylic paints are available in a range of colors, including metallics. acrylic mediums to …

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Oil Painting Tutorial for Infinity Game Miniature (Photo Guide)

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Are you looking for ways to paint Infinity miniatures? Infinity is a tabletop skirmish game set in a sci-fi universe. Infinity, a game by Corvus Belli, pits fictional nations and conglomerates against one another in urban battlefields. It is a brutal game where high-tech weaponry, combined arms mechanized and cyber warfare come together to resolve …

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Badger Patriot 105 Airbrush Review (Full User Experience)

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The Badger Patriot 105 airbrush is the best airbrush for new and veteran hobby miniature painters and scale modelers. This gravity-fed brush features a 100% chemical-resistant paint cup with solvent-resistant internal seals. This gives the airbrush the durability and versatility to paint with acrylic, enamel, or even alcohol based paints. In agreement with many other …

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How to Photograph Miniatures with a Black Background (Guide)

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A true infinity black background is a great way to create a dramatic atmosphere in your miniature photos. But, many people don’t realize how difficult it is to create a true black background, until they take their first few pictures. A black backdrop in your photos of painted miniatures is hard to achieve! Sometimes the …

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Roleplaying Game Alignments: What Are They and How Do We Use Them? (Part 3: The Evil)

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Evil is a difficult topic to discuss. Evil characters are often misunderstood and cast as the villain in stories, but they possess many of the same qualities that make heroes so compelling: bravery, honor, selflessness. Additionally, Evil can also be more nuanced than simply being cruel for cruelty’s sake. It can instead be unrelenting ambition …

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13 Best Bags for DND (Dungeons and Dragons) and Roleplaying Games

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Do you need a bag for traveling to your next RPG campaign? Whether it be a backpack, a sling, or other bag for Dungeons and Dragons or an RPG, there are so many options that it becomes hard to choose. Some people like more room while others prefer something smaller with less pockets. Carry your …

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